The Certificate IV in Aging Support provides participants with the skills and knowledge become a support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines so may be required to demonstrate leadership and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must also completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

The course is recommended for people with a caring and patient nature who are seeking a rewarding career in caring for the elderly. We recommend the course to people who want to make a difference in aged care.
Duration
Two terms (6 months) including face to face, online activities and 120 hours work placement. Students who have previously completed CHC33015 Cert III in Individual Support will be exempt from work placement.
Occupational titles may include:
  • Aged Care Activity Worker
  • Care Service Team Leader
  • Care Supervior
  • Personal Care Giver
  • Respite Care Worker
Total number of units = 18
Core Unit – 15 units
  • CHCADV001 Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
  • CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • CHCAGE003 Coordinate services for older people
  • CHCAGE004 Implement intervention with older people at risk
  • CHCAGE005 Participate support to people living with dementia
  • CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
  • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs
  • CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
  • CHCCCS025 Support relationships with carers and families
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • CHCPAL001 Deliver care services using a palliative approach
  • CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
Elective units – 3 units 
  • HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
  • HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely
Students may be issued with CRL for some units if they have completed previous study from the Community Services Training package.  Contact our team for further information on options and pricing.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification, however it is recommended that students have a minimum school level of Year 10.
For International student entry requirements, please refer to the ‘International Students’ tab.
Monthly intakes throughout the year.  Enrolments available – please contact our team for commencement dates and course details.
Local Student Fees

Please contact our college.

Resource fees are charges for materials that are considered essential to a course or unit of study and which do not form part of the course fee. The resource fee covers materials purchased by DNA Kingston Training to be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as materials, workbooks and course specific uniforms.

Additional Items are items that are required to complete the course of study, but are retained by the student. This can include protective clothing, textbooks, and tools. Details of the additional items required for each course can be obtained from the College.

The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student services.

For International Student Fees, please refer to the International tab on this page.

CRICOS Course Code – 098123A

English requirements

International students are required to have an IELTS of 5.5 or equivalent.

DNA Kingston Training assists students with packaging English training if required.

International Student Fees

Tuition Fee: $11,950

Resource Fee: $850

Application Fee: $230 (non-refundable)

Resource fees are charges for materials that are considered essential to a course or unit of study and which do not form part of the course fee. The resource fee covers materials purchased by DNA Kingston Training to be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as materials, workbooks and course specific uniforms.

Additional Items are items that are required to complete the course of study, but are retained by the student. This can include protective clothing, textbooks, and tools. Details of the additional items required for each course can be obtained from the College.

The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student services.

Course Duration

26 weeks.

*Start with Certificate III in Individual Support for a 1-year package with a qualification outcome of Aged Care Worker or Care Services Team Leader.

*Start with Certificate III in Individual Support and add Diploma in Leadership and Management for a 2-year package with a qualification outcome of a Residential Care Officer.

Please contact the college for further information on all our courses for international students, or visit our International page.